Episode 7: The Archivist

Dr. Michael Lorenzen joined us from Western Illinois University to discuss his research into the bigfoot phenomenon in Western Illinois.  Dr. Lorenzen emphasizes the importance of primary sources in his research and is dedicated to documenting them.  He shares his research philosophy with us, insights into good research practices and several historical accounts from Western Illinois. 

Here are some of the resources Dr. Lorenzen shared with us:

Western Illinois University Library Guide: Bigfoot in Illinois

Bigfoot Field Research Organization

The book Dr. Lorenzen mentioned on Bigfoot in Native American culture, Giants, Cannibals and Monsters, can be found here on Amazon.

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